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National Institute of Fashion Technology - [NIFT], Patna - Admission Details 2020

National Institute of Fashion Technology - [NIFT], Patna - Admission Details 2020

Patna, Bihar Estd 2008 Public Institute Ranked 4 for Fashion Design by Indiatoday 2020+3 more

NIFT Patna Admission 2021: B.Des, M.Des, Cutoff, Fees, Eligibility, Application Form

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National Institute of Fashion Technology - [NIFT] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Patna was established in 2008. It is a public institute which impart education in Fashion Design, Management and Technology streams. 

At present, NIFT Patna offers B.Des and Bachelor of Fashion Technology courses at UG level and Master of Fashion Management at PG level. The institute also offers a 1 year Certificate programme in Fashion & Clothing Technology.

  • Candidates applying for UG and Certificate courses must have passed 10+2.
  • The basic requirement for PG course is a Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline.
  • For B.Des. course, candidates must be maximum of 23 years in age. There is no such age limit for PG course.
  • SC/ST/PWD candidates are given 5% relaxation in terms of age limit for B.Des. course
  • Admissions to all the courses are based on NIFT Patna Entrance Exam.
  • Candidates need to qualify a written test comprising of Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT) and Situation Test for taking admission in B.Des. course.
  • Admission to B.F.Tech is based on the score obtained in GAT exam only.
  • For MFM, candidates have to appear in the GAT exam followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
  • Application can be filled in online mode only.

NIFT Patna Admission Highlights 2021

Name of InstituteNIFT Patna
TypePublic
Courses OfferedB.Des, B.F.Tech, MFM and CE Programme
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance-Based 
Application ModeOnline

NIFT, Patna Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Des₹2.71 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Pass in 10+2 + NIFT
M.F.Tech₹2.25 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + NIFT
B.F.Tech₹2.71 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Pass in 10+2 + NIFT
CourseAdmission Link
B.Des Fashion Design,
B.Des Accessory Design,
B.Des Fashion Communication,
B.Des Textile Design,
B.F.Tech (Apparel Production),
MFM
Admission Link

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
Beginning of Online Registration 22 Oct - 28 Dec, 2019
Last date of Online registration with late fee of INR 5000 03 Jan, 2020
Availability of admit card 10 Jan, 2020
Written exam for both UG and PG courses 20 Jan, 2020

NIFT Patna B.Des. Admission 2021

The Institute offers full time 4 years undergraduate programs in B.Des. Refer to the table containing information regarding the same.

Course NameBachelor of Design (B.Des.)
TypeFull-time
Duration4 years
Specialization4
Total Seats176
Selection CriteriaEntrance Based

Specializations

NIFT Patna offers B.Des. courses under 4 specializations with an intake of 44 students in each. The table below shows the specializations and intake.

SpecializationsSeats Intake
Accessory Design44
Textile Design44
Fashion Communication44
Fashion Design44
Total176

These 44 seats in each of specializations are distributed as follows:

CategoryNo. of Seats
/ Open/ SC/ ST/ OBC(NCL)/ GEN- EWS PwD (Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL)34
State Domicile7
NRI/OCI/Foreign Nationals/SAARC 3

NIFT Patna B.Des. Eligibility 

  • Maximum age should be 23 years (28 years for SC/ST/PWD) as on 1st October.
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination from a recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination 

OR 

  • They must have a pass grade in SSC examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects.

OR

  • Candidates must have a 3 or 4-years Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

OR

  • Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by AIU as equivalent to 10+2.

OR

  • Candidates with General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/ Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB) are also eligible.

NIFT Patna B.Des. Selection Criteria

  • Candidates need to appear for the written tests consisting of Creative Ability Test (CAT) and General Ability Test (GAT) conducted by the Institute.
  • The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for a Situation Test.
  • Admission is done through counselling based on the performance in CAT/ GAT and Situation Test scores.
  • The weightage given to different test for selection are mentioned below:

Test

Weightage

CAT 

50%

GAT

30%

Situation Test

20%

NOTE - Candidates belonging to Foreign Nationals / SAARC / NRI category are granted admission on the basis of SAT score

NIFT Patna B.F.Tech. Admission 2021

NIFT Patna also offers B.F.Tech. course with an intake of 44 students. The data related to the course is encapsulated in the table given below:

Course NameBachelor of Fashion Technology (B.F.Tech.)
TypeFull-time
Duration4 years
Specialization1
Total Seats44
Selection CriteriaEntrance Based

NIFT Patna offers B.F.Tech course under 1 specialization only i.e. Apparel Production.

The 44 seats are distributed among various categories as shown below:

CategoryNo. of Seats
/ Open/ SC/ ST/ OBC(NCL)/ GEN- EWS PwD (Open, SC, ST, OBC (NCL)34
State Domicile7
NRI/OCI/Foreign Nationals/SAARC 3

NIFT Patna B.F.Tech. Eligibility

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 examinations from a recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

OR 

  • They must have a pass grade in SSC examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

OR

  • Candidates must have a 3 or 4-years Diploma in any branch of Engineering.

OR

  • Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in foreign countries recognized by AIU as equivalent to 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

OR

  • Candidates with General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/ Cambridge/Sri-Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level/ International Baccalaureate (IB) are also eligible.

NIFT Patna B.F.Tech. Selection Criteria

  • Selection is based on the written test comprising of General Ability Test (GAT), conducted by the Institute.
  • Those who qualify this test are granted admission in B.F.Tech.
  • 100% weightage is given to GAT test for selection.

NOTE - Candidates belonging to Foreign Nationals / SAARC / NRI category are offered admission on the basis of SAT scores.

NIFT Patna MFM Admission 2021

NIFT Patna offers MFM course at PG level for a duration of 2-years. Candidates can check the details of the same below:

Course NameMaster of Fashion Management (MFM)
TypeFull-time
Duration2 years
Total seats45
Selection CriteriaEntrance Based

NIFT Patna MFM Eligibility 

The eligibility criteria for MFM course is mentioned below:

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized Institute / University.

OR

  • Candidates who have a Undergraduate Diploma of minimum 3 duration from NIFT / NID are also eligible.

NIFT Patna MFM Selection Criteria

  • NIFT Patna offers admission in MFM based on the written exam i.e general Ability Test (GAT) 
  • Those who qualify in the written exam are called for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).
  • The final selections depends upon the performance in above rounds.
  • Candidates belonging to Foreign Nationals / SAARC / NRI category are selected on the basis of GMAT scores.
  • The weightage given to different components for selecting an applicant is tabulated below:
ComponentsWeightage
GAT 70%
GD/PI30%

NIFT Patna Continuing Education Programme Admission 2021

Here are some of the basic details related to the CE programme.

Course NameContinuing Education Programme
TypeFull-time Evening Programme
Duration1 year
Selection CriteriaInterview

NIFT Patna offers CE Programme under 1 specialization only i.e. Fashion & Clothing Technology.

Eligibility 

Candidates must have passed 10+2 examinations from a recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination.

NIFT Patna Continuing Education Programme Selection Criteria

  • Candidates will have to appear for an Interview at the NIFT Campus opted by them.
  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of performance in the Interview.

How to Apply for NIFT Patna?

In order to apply for admissions, candidates need to follow a stepwise procedure mentioned below:

  1. Visit the website of NIFT and click on ‘Fresh Candidate’ to create a Log In.
  2. Fill the details to register for any programme and click on ‘Submit’
  3. After verifying the email, candidates need to login using email ID and DOB to complete the application form.
  4. Now fill all the required details in the online application form and click on ‘SAVE’
  5. Upload the photograph and signature.
  6. Pay the application fee by Debit/Credit card or through DD in favour of ‘NIFT HO’ payable at New Delhi.
  7. Candidates making payment through DD are required to send the printout of the application form along with the DD at the following address:

Project Manager - CMS

All India Management Association

15 Link Road, 

Lajpat Nagar III,

New Delhi - 110024

NIFT Patna Seat Reservation

The institute reserves a certain percentage of seats for reserved candidates as tabulated below:

CategoryReserved Seats
SC15%
ST7.5%
OBC (NCL)27%
GEN-EWS10%
PWD5%

FAQs

Ques. Does the Institute accept International admissions?

Ans. NIFT offers admissions to International students.

Ques. What is the application fee?

Ans. The application fee is INR 2000/‐ for General candidates and INR 1000/‐ in case of SC/ST candidates.

Ques. What are facilities provided by the Institute?

Ans. The institute provides wifi and well equipped lab facilities at the campus.

Ques. On what basis the institute offer admission to international students in UG courses?

Ans. Firstly, the candidates must satisfy the eligibility criteria as mentioned above for taking admission into a particular course. Secondly, they need to possess a valid SAT scores.

Ques. What is the application process for foreign nationals?

Ans. Candidates seeking admission have to apply online at website www.nift.ac.in or at https://applyadmission.net/ NIFTNRI2020.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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Ishika Roy

I got 512 in OBC and 2047 in general. Am i selected or not

30 Mar, 2018 10:58
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Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Ishika, If you want to take admission in this college please contact on 0612-2340032, 2366833, 2366834.

30 Mar, 2018 15:18

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